Happy Potter and the deathly hallows
Today is 21 July 07, and the last book of the hugely successful Harry Potter series is being released today across the globe. Author JK Rowling had admitted to “excitement, nerves and relief” as the launch approached.
A decade after the first installment, Harry Potter has become a global phenomenon with 325 million books already sold.
That number will grow as millions of copies of the new novel are snapped up over the weekend.
It is being released in 93 countries, with a print run of 12 million in the US alone and more than 2.2 million ordered in advance from internet retailer Amazon.